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25.10.2019 – HATEMETER at “XXXIII° Congresso Nazionale della Società Italiana di Criminologia” , Modena (Italy)

25.10.2019 – HATEMETER at “XXXIII° Congresso Nazionale della Società Italiana di Criminologia” , Modena (Italy)

Gabriele Baratto (University of Trento) and Serena Bressan (FBK) presented the work of the HATEMETER project on Islamophobia online at the “XXXIII° Congresso Nazionale della Società Italiana di Criminologia” in Modena (Italy), with a speech entitled “Hatemeter: misurare e combattere l’islamofobia online attraverso l’uso di strategie e contro-narrative intelligenti”.

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16-17.10.2019 – HATEMETER at the conference of the project “Contro l’odio”, Torino (Italy)

16-17.10.2019 – HATEMETER at the conference of the project “Contro l’odio”, Torino (Italy)

Sara Tonelli (FBK) participated in the conference of the project “Contro l’odio” for monitoring and contrasting discrimination and hate speech against immigrants in Italy, illustrating the results of project Hatemeter.

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27.09.2019 – HATEMETER at the “Giornata del Centro Studi sul Linguaggio”, Trento (Italy)

27.09.2019 – HATEMETER at the “Giornata del Centro Studi sul Linguaggio”, Trento (Italy)

Sara Tonelli (FBK) presented the work of the HATEMETER project on Islamophobia online at the “Giornata del Centro Studi sul Linguaggio” in Trento (Italy), with a speech entitled “Hate languages: an analysis of the Islamophobic discourse on Twitter in three different languages”.

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18-21.09.2019 – HATEMETER AT EUROCRIM 2019, BELGIUM, GHENT

18-21.09.2019 – HATEMETER AT EUROCRIM 2019, BELGIUM, GHENT

Hatemeter and its results will be presented at the “19th Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology” during a panel entirely focused on the project.

Panel 2.11 – 19.09.2019, h. 10:00 – 11:15 – Room ‘Aula LL.M.’

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11.09.2019 – Lecture at the “Martino Martini” High School, Mezzolombardo (Italy)

11.09.2019 – Lecture at the “Martino Martini” High School, Mezzolombardo (Italy)

Sara Tonelli (FBK) presented project Hatemeter and illustrated the topic of hate speech at the third and fourth year students of the “Martino Martini” high school in Mezzolombardo (Italy).

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20-23.08.2019 – HATEMETER AT THE 14th ESA CONFERENCE, UK, MANCHESTER

20-23.08.2019 – HATEMETER AT THE 14th ESA CONFERENCE, UK, MANCHESTER

Gabriele Baratto and Elisa Martini (University of Trento) partecipated to the “14th European Sociological Association Conference” (Manchester, United Kingdom, 20-23 August 2019) with a presentation titled “Hate speech against Muslims on social media in Italy and the United Kingdom. Evidence from European project Hatemeter”.

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23.07.2019 – HATEMETER PARTNERS INTERVIEWED ON RADIO POPOLARE, ITALY

23.07.2019 – HATEMETER PARTNERS INTERVIEWED ON RADIO POPOLARE, ITALY

Sara Tonelli (FBK) was invited to be a guest on the Radio Popolare talk show “Tamarindo”, where she illustrated project Hatemeter and its preliminary results as well as the partnership with the dissemination event “Voci per la Libertà – Una canzone per Amnesty” (“Voices for Freedom – A song for Amnesty”) that took place from 18th to 21th July in Rosolina Mare (Rovigo, Italy).

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28.07.2019 – Hatemeter at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Italy, Florence

28.07.2019 – Hatemeter at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Italy, Florence

The FBK paper “CONAN – COunter NArratives through Nichesourcing: a Multilingual Dataset of Responses to Fight Online Hate Speech” (Chung, Kuzmenko, Tekiroglu & Guerini) on Hatemeter preliminary findings has got accepted in the “57th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL)”. The international conference took place in Florence (Italy) at the ‘Fortezza da Basso’ from July 28th to August 2nd, 2019.

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22.07.2019 – “Online Hate Talk – Race & Religion”, Edinburgh

22.07.2019 – “Online Hate Talk – Race & Religion”, Edinburgh

Georgios Antonopoulos and Parisa Diba (Teesside University) participated to the seminar “Online Hate Talk – Race & Religion” (University of Edinburgh, UK, 22 July 2019).

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21.07.2019 – Hatemeter at “Voci per la Libertà – Una canzone per Amnesty”, Italy, Rosolina Mare

21.07.2019 – Hatemeter at “Voci per la Libertà – Una canzone per Amnesty”, Italy, Rosolina Mare

Hatemeter project is partner of the 22nd edition of “Voci per la Libertà – Una canzone per Amnesty” (“Voices for Freedom – A song for Amnesty”), a festival that combines music and human rights and took place from 18th to 21th July in Rosolina Mare (Rovigo, Italy). Hatemeter researchers and volunteers participated in the event, where they illustrated the preliminay results of the project.

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11.07.2019 – “Violent (and not-so-violent) Extremism and Hate Crime: Causes, Cases, Consternations?”, Newcastle

11.07.2019 – “Violent (and not-so-violent) Extremism and Hate Crime: Causes, Cases, Consternations?”, Newcastle

Georgios Antonopoulos and Parisa Diba (Teesside University) participated to the conference “Violent (and not-so-violent) Extremism and Hate Crime: Causes, Cases, Consternations?” (University of Newcastle, UK, 11 July 2019).

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18-20.06.2019 – HATEMETER AT THE MIGRATION CONFERENCE, ITALY, BARI

18-20.06.2019 – HATEMETER AT THE MIGRATION CONFERENCE, ITALY, BARI

Gabriele Baratto and Elisa Martini (University of Trento) participated to “The Migration Conference” (Bari, Italy, 18-20 June 2019) with a presentation titled “Hate speech against Muslims on social media in Italy. Evidence from the European project Hatemeter”.

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16.05.2019 – LECTURE AT THE DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TRENTO, ROVERETO (Italy)

16.05.2019 – LECTURE AT THE DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TRENTO, ROVERETO (Italy)

On 16th May 2019, the University of Trento researcher Elisa Martini presented project Hatemeter within the course of Socio Territorial Work (Mod. 2) at the Bachelor’s Degree in Professional Education of the Department of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences of the University of Ferrara – branch office in Rovereto at the Department of Psychology and Cognitive Sciences of the University of Trento.

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27.04.2019 – XXXIV Amnesty International Italia – Annual general meeting (Bologna)

27.04.2019 – XXXIV Amnesty International Italia – Annual general meeting (Bologna)

On 27th April 2019, researcher Elisa Martini (University of Trento) and Marco Guerini (Foundation Bruno Kessler) participated and spoken at the XXXIV Annual general meeting of Amnesty International Italia on the topic of Islamophobia and radicalisation.

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27.03.2019 – LECTURE AT MSHS-T OF TOULOUSE 1 UNIVERSITY CAPITOLE, TOULOUSE

27.03.2019 – LECTURE AT MSHS-T OF TOULOUSE 1 UNIVERSITY CAPITOLE, TOULOUSE

On 27th March 2019, professor Jen Schradie and dr. Mario Laurent of the Toulouse 1 University Capitole and the Science Po of Paris presented first results of project Hatemeter in France within the seminar “Discours de haine et radicalisation en ligne” at the Maison des Sciences de l’Homme et de la Société de Toulouse – MSHS-T of Toulouse 1 University Capitole.

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18.03.2019 – Lecture at the Department of Psychology and Cognitive Sciences of the University of Trento, Rovereto

18.03.2019 – Lecture at the Department of Psychology and Cognitive Sciences of the University of Trento, Rovereto

On 18th March 2019, the University of Trento researcher Gabriele Baratto presented project Hatemeter within the course of Design for Social Inclusion at the Master Degree in Human-Computer Interaction of the Department of Psychology and Cognitive Sciences of the University of Trento.

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13.03.2019 – “PROVE TECNICHE DI UMANITÀ. COME REAGIRE AL RAZZISMO E AI DISCORSI D’ODIO”, Trento

13.03.2019 – “PROVE TECNICHE DI UMANITÀ. COME REAGIRE AL RAZZISMO E AI DISCORSI D’ODIO”, Trento

On 13th March 2019, researcher Elisa Martini (University of Trento) and Martina Chichi (Amnesty International Italia) participated and spoken at a university lecture on the topic of online and offline hate speech and racism.

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07.03.2019 – LECTURE AT SCIENCE PO, PARIS

07.03.2019 – LECTURE AT SCIENCE PO, PARIS

On 7th March 2019, professor Jen Schradie presented first results of project Hatemeter in France within the seminar course “Immigrants, Islamophobia and Online Hate Speech” at Sciences Po Paris.

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22.02.2019 – Invited talk at the University of Turin (Italy)

22.02.2019 – Invited talk at the University of Turin (Italy)

Sara Tonelli (FBK) gave a talk at the Dept. of Computer Science, University of Turin, entitled: “What is hate speech? Insights from cyberbullying detection and Islamophobic discourse monitoring”.

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31.01.2019 – “HATE SPEECH AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TOOLS” – CERRE Roundtable, BRUXELLES

31.01.2019 – “HATE SPEECH AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TOOLS” – CERRE Roundtable, BRUXELLES

On 31st January 2019, the Hatemeter project manager Serena Bressan (Fondazione Bruno Kessler) participated in the CERRE Roundtable “Hate Speech and Artificial Intelligence Tools” in Brussels (BE). The goal of this roundtable was to explore the opportunities and the risks of using machine-learning techniques to fight hate speech. The event provided an opportunity to discuss the rules which should be adopted on platforms to maximise welfare and protect fundamental rights.

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30.01.2019 – HATEMETER PLATFORM (V1) DEPLOYMENT (PARIS)

30.01.2019 – HATEMETER PLATFORM (V1) DEPLOYMENT (PARIS)

On 30th January 2019, researchers Stefano Bonino and Elisa Martini (University of Trento), Marco Guerini and Alessio Palmero Aprosio (Foundation Bruno Kessler), Jerome Ferret and Mario Laurent (University of Toulouse 1 Capitole) and Jen Schradie (Science Po University) presented the Hatemeter Platform (v1) to the Collectif Contre l’Islamophobie en France (CCIF) volunteers that firstly tested the platform for the Hatemeter France pilot in Paris.

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24.01.2019 – HATEMETER PLATFORM (V1) DEPLOYMENT (LEEDS)

24.01.2019 – HATEMETER PLATFORM (V1) DEPLOYMENT (LEEDS)

On 24th January 2019, researchers Elisa Martini (University of Trento), Marco Guerini and Stefano Menini (Foundation Bruno Kessler), Parisa Diba (Teesside University) presented the Hatemeter Platform (v1) to the STOP HATE UK volunteers that firstly tested the platform for the Hatemeter United Kingdom pilot in Leeds.

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15.01.2019 – Hatemeter Platform (v1) deployment (Rome)

15.01.2019 – Hatemeter Platform (v1) deployment (Rome)

On 15th January 2019, University of Trento researchers Elisa Martini and Stefano Bonino, and Foundation Bruno Kessler researcher Marco Guerini presented the Hatemeter Platform (v1) to the Amnesty International Italia volunteers that firstly tested the platform for the Hatemeter Italian pilot in Rome.

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04.12.2018 – “ICT2018: Imagine Digital – Connect Europe” conference, Vienna

04.12.2018 – “ICT2018: Imagine Digital – Connect Europe” conference, Vienna

The Hatemeter project manager Serena Bressan is participating at the “ICT2018: Imagine Digital – Connect Europe” taking place in Vienna on 4-6 December 2018.

In an open and participatory event, organised by the European Commission and the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, citizens can join science community members, policymakers, and fellow ICT-enthusiasts to discuss the future in a digital Europe.

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22.11.2018 – “Online Anti-Muslim Hate Speech in Italy and Great Britain” seminar, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh

22.11.2018 – “Online Anti-Muslim Hate Speech in Italy and Great Britain” seminar, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh

On 22nd November 2018, University of Trento researchers Stefano Bonino and Elisa Martini and Teesside University researcher Parisa Diba presented the preliminary findings of project Hatemeter at the University of Edinburgh’s Citizens, Nations and Migration (CNaM) Network and at the Alwaleed Centre for the Study of Islam in the Contemporary World.

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10/11.11.2018 – “Noi contro l’odio. Approfondimenti tematici e tecnici per il contrasto all’online hate speech” workshop, Amnesty International Italy, Rome

10/11.11.2018 – “Noi contro l’odio. Approfondimenti tematici e tecnici per il contrasto all’online hate speech” workshop, Amnesty International Italy, Rome

On 10th and 11th November 2018, Foundation Bruno Kessler researcher Marco Guerini presented the Hatemeter platform to a group of activists of the Hate Speech taskforce.

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18.10.2018 – Lecture at the Faculty of Law of the University of Trento, Italy

18.10.2018 – Lecture at the Faculty of Law of the University of Trento, Italy

On 10th October 2018, the University of Trento researcher Elisa Martini presented project Hatemeter within the course of Criminology at the Faculty of Law of the University of Trento.

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05.10.2018 – Euromediterranea 2018: una terra in dialogo

05.10.2018 – Euromediterranea 2018: una terra in dialogo

On 5th October 2018, University of Trento researchers Elisa Martini and Stefano Bonino participated and spoken at the event ‘Euromediterranea 2018’ in Bolzano, Italy, on the topic of online and offline hate speech.

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12.09.2018 – Hate speech workshop, focus on education and activism – Amnesty International Italy, Rome

12.09.2018 – Hate speech workshop, focus on education and activism – Amnesty International Italy, Rome

On 12th September 2018, University of Trento researchers Stefano Bonino and Elisa Martini participated in the third meeting of the Hate speech workshop, organised by Amnesty International Italy, with a focus on education and activism.

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20.06.2018 – Hate speech workshop, focus on law-related matters – Amnesty International Italy, Bologna

20.06.2018 – Hate speech workshop, focus on law-related matters – Amnesty International Italy, Bologna

On 20th June 2018, University of Trento researcher Elisa Martini participated in the second meeting of the Hate speech workshop, organised by Amnesty International Italy, with a focus on law-related matters. The workshop aimed to create, promote and communicate lobby and advocacy-related activities on hate speech.

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